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We all have a part to play in protecting cyberspace

From individuals, to businesses in the private sector and government, we all have a responsibility

By Ben Wallace   November 2017

A live mag of cyber attacks in process. Photo: Flickr/Christiaan Colen

As we know, the internet is fundamental to our domestic, industrial and international lives.

Where the internet opens up huge opportunities—an eighth of the UK’s GDP comes from the digital economy—we are also all too aware of the risks.

In May, we were exposed to the crippling impact that large-scale cyber-attacks can have on society when the WannaCry ransomware attacks hit the NHS amongst many other organisations, both in the UK and around the world.

The cyber…

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